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Watch: Tanya Tagaq – ‘Aorta’

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in News, Recent posts by .

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Dark and haunting, Inuk singer Tanya Tagaq’s latest album, Retribution, tackles topics like rape and violence against the environment and the indigenous women of northern Canada through Inuit throat singing. Although ‘Aorta’ is mostly made up of vocal sounds rather than words, the award-winning singer is a master at conveying hard-hitting messages through her compelling performances. Read a full review of the album in the current issue (#124).

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Watch: Luísa Maita – ‘Fio da Memória’

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in News, Recent posts by .

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The title-track from Luísa Maita’s second record perfectly sums up its deeply electronic, minimalistic tone. The Brazilian singer’s voice floats mesmerisingly over synth-bass pulses, creating a musical style that mixes her traditional, samba influences with modern pop. Read a full review of Fio da Memória in the current issue (#124).

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Watch: Anda Union – ‘Jangar’

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in News, Recent posts by .

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Complete with memorable throat-singing, fiddles and driving percussion, ‘Jangar’ highlights the best aspects of Inner Mongolian nine-piece Anda Union. With this performance of their sophomore album’s opening track, it’s easy to see why they have gained international attention through their festival performances. Read a full review of Homeland in the current issue (#124).

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